|Four steps to help people with diabetes understand, monitor, and manage diabetes. Explains diabetes ABCs and ways to stay healthy and control the disease.
A1C, Sickle Cell Trait and Other Hemoglobin Variants
Provides statistics on African Americans with diabetes, including death rates, risk factors, and treatment.
African Americans, Hemoglobin Variants, Sickle Cell Trait, and the A1C Test
Alimentación y la diabetes (Eating and Diabetes)
Describes ways to take insulin, the artificial pancreas, and continuous glucose monitoring and insulin delivery systems. Links to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, part of the National Institutes of Health. Defines diabetes and reviews signs and symptoms of the disease. Discusses the risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes and ways it can be prevented. If you have wondered or possibly been told that you are at risk for developing diabetes or that you have prediabetes, you should know that diabetes prevention is proven, possible, and powerful. Provides statistics on American Indians and Alaska Natives with diabetes, including death rates, risk factors, and treatment.
American Indians, Alaska Natives and Diabetes
Provides statistics on Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans with diabetes, including death rates, risk factors, and treatment.
Asian Americans, Hemoglobin Variants, Sickle Cell Trait, and the A1C Test
Very easy-to-read materials help people with diabetes learn about the benefits of being physically active and ways to increase their activity level. Adults with diabetes are nearly two times more likely to die from heart disease or stroke than someone without diabetes. Learn about managing diabetes ABCs. This tool kit was designed to help community-based organizations and community health centers develop organizational capacity to deliver diabetes prevention and control programs within Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Causes of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Describes genetic, environmental, and other factors associated with the development of diabetes. Ways to move more, make healthy food choices, and track progress with making lifestyle changes to lower your risk for type 2 diabetes. This brochure explains the basics of chronic kidney disease for people who were recently diagnosed. Provides a concise summary for health care providers of blood tests for diabetes and prediabetes, covering uses, technical features, and pros and cons of different tests. Describes devices that check blood glucose levels continuously. Describes the artificial pancreas and potential continuous glucose monitoring and insulin delivery systems. A template to help you keep track of your blood glucose numbers, medicines, and insulin each day of the week.
Devices for Taking Insulin
Diabetes and American Indians/Alaska Natives
Diabetes and Kidney Disease
Infographic about the diabetes ABCs and how diabetes affects your heart. Describes the results of the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial, conducted by the NIDDK from 1983 to 1993, and the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications study. Provides comprehensive data on diabetes and its complications in the United States. Explains how working kidneys contribute to healthy bones and why kidney disease can lead to bone problems. Covers diagnosis and treatment of chronic kidney disease. Describes the types of diabetes medicines and their effects on blood glucose. Includes a list of questions to ask providers about diabetes medicines. The directory lists Government agencies and voluntary associations that provide diabetes information and resources available from the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse.
Diabetes Prevention for American Indians
The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) was a major multicenter clinical research study aimed at discovering whether modest weight loss through dietary changes and increased physical activity or treatment with the oral diabetes drug metformin (Glucophage) could prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in study participants. All of NDEP’s AANHPI diabetes education resources also are available on a convenient CD that allows you to search for relevant resources by disease status, language, and audience. CDs are available by contacting Judith McDivitt at JMcDivitt@CDC.gov Caregivers and health care professionals of older adults may also find helpful tools to enhance their understanding of issues that affect this population.
Sources for statistics on diabetes.
Describes the relationship between diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Covers risk factors, prevention, types of heart disease, diagnosis, and treatment. Explains how diabetes can lead to chronic kidney disease. Reviews symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments for diabetic kidney disease. Reviews the causes and symptoms of diabetic neuropathy and explains the different types of neuropathies: peripheral, autonomic, proximal, and focal. How diabetes and prediabetes are diagnosed. Covers risk factors, recommendations for when to be tested, and steps to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.
Diagnostic Testing for Diabetes and Prediabetes (for Health Care Professionals)
Family health history is an important risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes.
Family History of Diabetes
Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG)
Lists private health insurance, government health insurance, and other health care services for people with diabetes, plus helpful organizations or resources. Describes hemoglobin variants how they can cause false results for the A1C test. Discusses how false results can affect diabetes diagnosis and care in people with hemoglobin variants. A bilingual (Spn/Eng) fotonovela featuring dramatic stories of Latinas talking to Latinas about preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes and being healthy for their children and themselves. A Toolkit for Health Care Professionals and Teams Defines gastroparesis and describes the symptoms, diagnosis, complications, and treatment. Defines diabetes and discusses the causes of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Describes genetic, environmental, and other factors associated with the development of diabetes. Causes of Diabetes Links to Facts About Diabetic Retinopathy from the National Eye Institute These Guiding Principles aim to identify and synthesize areas of general agreement among existing guidelines to help guide primary care providers and health care teams to deliver quality care to adults with or at risk for diabetes. Whenever you travel, your diabetes comes along with you. Learn how to plan and helpful diabetes travel tips.
Heart Disease and Diabetes
This comprehensive resource guide helps students with diabetes, their health care team, school staff, and parents work together to provide optimal diabetes management in the school setting.
Hemoglobin Variants and the A1C Test
Hemoglobinopathies and the A1C Test
Provides statistics on Hispanics and Latinos with diabetes, including death rates, risk factors, and treatment. Check out NDEP?s ?How Diabetes Affects Children? infographic. Share the infographic with your followers on Facebook and Twitter, or embed the infographic to your blog or website. Infographic that illustrates how diabetes affects minority groups. Share the infographic with your social media follows, embed it on your blog or website, or print it to use as a handout or poster.
Hypertension and Kidney Disease
Defines and explains the causes, symptoms, prevention, and treatment of hypoglycemia. Focuses on how people with diabetes can control or prevent hypoglycemia. Targeted to American Indians and defines diabetes and reviews the signs and symptoms. Discusses the risk factors type 2 diabetes and ways it can be prevented. Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes? Taking Steps to Lower Your Risk of Getting Diabetes Defines IgA nephropathy, an autoimmune disease that affects the kidneys. Discusses causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Insulin (See What I need to know about Diabetes Medicines)
Defines insulin resistance and prediabetes and describes diagnosis. Lists ways to treat these conditions to help avoid developing diabetes.
Insulin-dependent Diabetes Mellitus
If you had gestational diabetes when you were pregnant, you and your child have a lifelong risk for getting diabetes. Explains kidney disease, including causes and its progression to kidney failure. Highlights the findings of the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial as they relate to kidney disease. This brochure highlights key facts about the impact of kidney disease on African Americans and statistics related to kidney disease in the United States. Why you should know your blood sugar numbers, how to check your blood sugar levels, target levels, what to do if your levels are too low or too high.
Large Print Diabetes Publications
A compilation of resources for American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples about diabetes. Resources include materials about general nutrition, psychosocial issues, substance abuse prevention, tobacco use, and a list of books on the subject. If you are living with diabetes or have a loved with the disease, it's important to work together to manage diabetes to stay healthy and prevent complications. Managing diabetes is not easy, but support from family members can make it much easier. Links to Facts About Diabetic Retinopathy from the National Eye Institute
Meal Planning and Diabetes
Explains how working kidneys contribute to healthy bones and why kidney disease can lead to bone problems. Covers diagnosis and treatment of chronic kidney disease. Describes the tests someone with diabetes can take to help improve their blood glucose targets to help prevent diabetes problems. Describes rare forms of diabetes that result from mutations in a single gene. Discusses genetic testing and counseling. This lively music CD helps Hispanics and Latinos incorporate more movement into their lives. It features six original songs with empowering messages and strong Latin rhythms that urge listeners to move more. It is a fun way to show how movement can help prevent and manage diabetes. Use this music CD to encourage individuals or groups to exercise. BONUS FEATURE: this CD also contains a music video, Movimiento por su vida that can be viewed on a DVD player. NDEP is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 200 public and private organizations. The NDEP is a unique partnership that brings together Federal agencies and a varied and diverse group of organizations and individuals addressing diabetes concerns. Provides up-to-date scientific data and statistics on diabetes and its burden in the United States. Provides statistics about diabetes in the United States.
Neonatal Forms of Diabetes
A resource to help group leaders lead discussions about the emotional side of living with diabetes, and help people with diabetes identify family and social support needs and develop goal setting, positive coping and problem solving skills.
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT)
The directory lists Government agencies and voluntary associations that provide diabetes information and resources available from the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse. Defines pancreatic islets and describes the process of pancreatic islet transplantation and the risks and benefits of transplantation.
Patient Education Resources
Power To Prevent includes effective, step-by-step lesson plans to help African Americans with or at risk for diabetes to take control of their eating habits and engage in a more physically active lifestyle. Describes steps to prevent diabetes problems with the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves.
Prevent Diabetes Problems Series
Learn how to manage blood glucose to prevent diabetes problems. Tips on recording blood glucose levels and medicines, and checklists for health care visits. Describes the types of eye damage that can result from diabetes. Explains how eye damage from diabetes can be prevented or delayed. Describes the different foot problems that can result from diabetes. Provides tips to prevent or delay foot and skin problems. Describes the damage diabetes can cause to the heart and blood vessels. Explains how to prevent and treat these complications. Describes how kidney damage is a complication of diabetes. Explains how kidney disease can be prevented, diagnosed, and treated. Explains the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, and treatment of diabetes-related problems in the mouth. Describes how uncontrolled diabetes can damage the nervous system. Also explains how to prevent and treat neuropathies. Resources to support health care professionals in promoting medication adherence among their patients and within their teams. Take advantage of the diabetes education resources and tools for Managing Diabetes. This fact sheet answers key questions about diabetes and kidney health. This fact sheet answers important questions about the risk factors for kidney disease, testing, and what people can do to protect their kidneys.
Red Blood Cell Variants and the A1C Test
Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
Use these promotional tools to promote effective diabetes management in school settings.
Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG)Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers
Describes sexual and urologic problems that men and women with diabetes may face. Provides information about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Explains how the A1C test can lead to misdiagnosis, overtreatment, or undertreatment of diabetes in people with hemoglobinopathies. Explains when to suspect a patient has a variant.
Sickle Cell Trait and the A1C Test: Information for Patients
Millions of Americans are at high risk for diabetes, a serious and costly disease that has reached epidemic proportions in the past 10 years. The good news: type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed. This three-booklet package helps people assess their risk for developing diabetes and implement a program to prevent or delay the onset of the disease and it includes an activity tracker and a fat and calorie counter. Página de lista de recursos de la A a la Z proveída del Centro Coordinador Nacional de Información sobre la Diabetes. Sources for statistics on diabetes.
This lively music CD helps Hispanics and Latinos incorporate more movement into their lives. It features six original songs with empowering messages and strong Latin rhythms that urge listeners to move more. It is a fun way to show how movement can help prevent and manage diabetes.
Describes how someone with diabetes can be prepared during travel, work or school, pregnancy, natural disasters, and illness. Describes how to follow your healthy eating plan, be physically active, take medicines as prescribed, and monitor diabetes. If you have diabetes, your feet need special attention. This booklet helps you care for your feet and provides tips to prevent serious foot problems. When you take steps to prevent diabetes, you will also lower your risk for possible complications of diabetes such as heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, blindness, nerve damage, and other health problems. This tip sheet encourages patients with diabetes to work with their health care team to set goals to manage A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol to prevent heart problems. It also has a record form to track diabetes numbers. Tasty Recipes is filled with recipes specifically designed for Latin Americans. This booklet was designed to dispel misunderstandings about healthy eating and teach Hispanics/Latinos how to adopt a tasty but nutritional meal plan that maintains the cultural uniqueness of their food.
Teens and DiabetesYouth and Teens
Defines and explains the A1C diabetes blood test. Discusses using the test for diagnosis of diabetes and prediabetes and monitoring of glucose levels in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. View facts, statistics, and infographics about diabetes. Materials designed for African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos at risk for type 2 diabetes to start a community outreach program reinforcing the message that type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented. This colorful, easy-to-read, reproducible tip sheet contains the basics about managing type 2 diabetes for children and their families. It also includes a list of resources where you can get more information for children. This colorful, easy-to-read, reproducible tip sheet contains the basics about managing type 2 diabetes for children and their families. It also includes a list of resources where you can get more information for children. Feel good about yourself. Get help to deal with the ups and downs of diabetes. Seek support from other teens and take action to manage your diabetes - one step at a time. Make healthy food choices to help reach your weight loss goal. There are many weight loss plans from which to choose. If you have a family history of diabetes, or you’ve been told by a health care professional that you’re at risk for type 2 diabetes, you can prevent or delay the onset of the disease by losing 5 to 7 percent of your body weight.
Transient Diabetes in Newborns
Take advantage of the diabetes education resources and tools designed especially for health care professionals, business professionals engaged in planning and conducting business health strategies, and school personnel.
Transplantation of Pancreatic Islet Cells
This tip sheet can help Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes. Defines diabetes and discusses the causes of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Describes genetic, environmental, and other factors associated with the development of diabetes. Causes of Diabetes Defines diabetes and discusses the causes of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Describes genetic, environmental, and other factors associated with the development of diabetes. Causes of Diabetes Discusses the causes of nighttime and daytime incontinence in children, describes medical and behavioral treatments, and lists resources for additional information. Explains how nerve problems, prostate enlargement, and treatments for prostate cancer can all cause urinary incontinence in men. Discusses causes, diagnosis, and available treatments. Discusses the anatomy of the female urinary system, defines the major types of incontinence in women, describes treatments, and lists resources for additional information. Explains how urine may reflux, or flow backward, from the bladder to the kidneys. Describes tests and treatment for this condition. Tips to help American Indians and Alaska Natives at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes. Provides a comprehensive introduction to the causes, symptoms, and treatments for bladder control problems in women. Describes the types of eye damage that can result from diabetes. Explains how eye damage from diabetes can be prevented or delayed. Provides the basics of meal planning for people with diabetes. Reviews nutrition basics, including what, when, and how much a person with diabetes should eat. Describes the physiology of erection and the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of erectile dysfunction. Defines gestational diabetes, explains the causes and diagnosis, and treatment. Includes strategies for preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes later in life. An easy-to-read booklet for parents. Explains why some children take longer to learn how to stay dry at night. Describes options for helping a child develop nighttime bladder control. Describes the benefits of physical activity and precautions for people with diabetes. Explains the types of activity and how to begin a program. Explains why and how women with diabetes should take care of themselves before, during, and after pregnancy. Each section of the PPOD Guide provides a “quick course” on that health care specialty and its relation to diabetes. Because each section is written for professionals outside of that specialty, all team members who might care for a person with diabetes can collaborate and make cross-disciplinary treatment referrals. Inside the PPOD Guide, you will find: An introduction to team care, Tips on communicating with patients, Sections in each of the four PPOD areas, Resources and links to other PPOD-related resources and organizations.
This bilingual (Spanish and English) tip sheet explains the link between diabetes and heart disease for Hispanics/ Latinos.
Provides charts for recording important information to discuss at each doctor’s visit. Provides comprehensive information for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Provides action steps for people who take insulin and for those who do not. About 208,000 young people under 20 years of age have diagnosed diabetes. Most of them have type 1 diabetes.